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Re: Live horn looping

All well and done but what piece of equipment are you referring to might I
ask? Sounds interesting-

----- Original Message -----
From: "cummings" <r_t_cummings@compuserve.com>
To: "Mark Landman" <landman@wco.com>
Cc: "Loopers Delight" <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
Sent: Friday, April 21, 2000 5:20 AM
Subject: Re: Live horn looping

> hello mark, i think i can a yer q's:
> btw: i'll cross-post this to the list since this is about LOOPING.
> > does the delay feedback indefinitly without decay or overloading?
> yes, pretty much. in fact, you can't overload it like an old-fashioned
> delay. it seems to have some intelligent buffering circuitry which
> monitors the signal when feedback=100%. i have found that the signal
> starts to degrade VERY slowly while looping. however, this is actually
> quite a musical effect.
> > Can I then change delay times without destroying the loop material?
> yes/no. the loopage is pitch-warped to the new delay time. this is what
> you want, isn't it?
> > Will the delay time lock to divisions of midiclock as I cahnge it?
> yes. if i remember correctly, the time divisions are 1:8, 1:4, 1:2 ,
> 1:1, 1.5:1, 2:1 and 4:1. the pitch-warped loop locks to each of these
> divisions as you turn through them - i believe this is the first looper
> that can do this.
> > How long is the max delay time?
> i'll have to check on this and post back later. i believe the max.
> looping time is around 4 sec. - but i'll have to check.
> > the unit is wired in parallel?
> yes. all of the fx (distortion, flanger, tremolo, delay) are in
> parallel! the distortion can also be used in series, i.e. at the top of
> the signal chain. PLUS: you can plug any fx of your own into an insert
> at the back of the distortion section. this is then controlled using the
> distortion controls, either with or without the distortion! pretty nice
> idea from them electrix people, huh?
> > And lastly, what sort of deal did you get on the unit?
> i paid approx. DM 800 in berlin, germany for demo units.
> one last opinion. i think these electrix units are destined to become
> classics. they're probably a bit expensive for your average dj or
> bedroom jammer, so i hope they survive.
> read ya l8ter,
> rob